Buffalo National River Partners

Working To Protect & Preserve America’s First National River


About BNRP

The Partners formed because of common interests in the Buffalo River. Our purposes, as stated in our mission statement, are dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of the Buffalo River. The goals of the Partners are to provide volunteer and financial resources to Buffalo National River which will assist with a variety of projects to enhance facilities, improve visitor experiences and preserve the unique natural and cultural features of the Buffalo National River. Additionally, the Partners raise funds for specific projects and programs that assist the National Park... Read more →

Buffalo National River Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark  The National Park Service (NPS) invites visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of its 100th birthday throughout the year.  With special events across the country, and free admission to all 412 national parks from August 25 through August 28, the NPS is encouraging... Read more →

Transparency? Possible problems at C&H

Following an Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) study at the C&H hog facility by scientists from the University of Oklahoma it was discovered, through Freedom of Information Act requests, that there are signs the sewage ponds at C&H may be leaking.  This information was not known to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) until it was revealed by the Buffalo... Read more →

BNRP Newsletter, Summer, 2016

Concert and yoga at Steel Creek, hikes at Mill Creek and Indian Rockhouse, Special Olympics Fun Day and much more–Read about these events in the BNRP Summer Newsletter.  Click on the link below.. BNRP Summer Newsletter 2016-2 Read more →

Buffalo National River to Host Biathlon and Trail Run

For Immediate Release Contact: Cassandra Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River to Host Biathlon and Trail Run If you are ready for a challenge then consider participating in the first ever Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run on Sunday, October 16. The park will host the event at Dillard’s Ferry. The biathlon, beginning at 9:00 a.m., will consist... Read more →

Buffalo National River Partners and Back Country Horsemen Work Together, Spotting Invasive Plant Species by Horseback

Friday morning June 24, 2016, was the first day of the third annual Back Country Horsemen Kid’s Weekend. While ten or twelve adults looked on, the kids sorted through plant samples (not gathered in the Park) to find those described and diagrammed on a list they were given. (see photo below) Terms such as simple, compound, lobed, pinnately, palmately or... Read more →